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Painted, assembled, and rolling Art Morrison chassis by MetalWorks

  At MetalWorks we offer prepped, painted, and assembled Art Morrison chassis.  We can also make your AME chassis a roller with drive train set in place completely ready for your classic's body.  Are you considering an AME chassis, or have questions? Give our Speed Shop a call and talk with an actual hot rod builder about the most important…
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MetalWorks built 1955 Chevy truck on an Art Morrison chassis.

Our latest build is this beautiful 1955 Chevy truck that utilizes an Art Morrison chassis. The crew at the shop really enjoyed the build as well as collaborating with the owner Ward Johnson.  I asked Ward for some history on himself and his thoughts behind having the truck restored, and he sent back a great reply, so I'm just going…
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Detroit Speed 4 Link install in 1968 Chevy Camaro by MetalWorks Speed Shop.

We just finished another Detroit Speed 4 Link install in this 1968 Camaro, and wanted to create a quick post to show you the process using images.  The rear suspensions by DSE perform amazingly.                                                    …
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Old Car…new Suspension. Detroit Speed Suspension install in a 1968 Chevelle by MetalWorks Speed Shop

                                       
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MetalWorks 1970 Chevy Z28 Camaro

Having heard the stories of many classic car enthusiasts over the years, I find there are some common themes.  The most consistent is stories about glory days from high school, the cool cars and unforgettable times with friends.  Perhaps it’s due to being highly influenced in our youth, or the heightened need to be “cool” and fit in but one…
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Ron’s 1972 custom Chevy Cheyenne 4×4

Most of us have a classic car that we have dreamed of owning, but due to circumstances the opportunity has never presented itself.  With luck and time many dreams can become reality if we are patient enough…such was the case with Ron Braxling, and his dream of owning a 1972 Chevy Cheyenne 20 Super truck.  Ron had always been drawn…
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MetalWorks 1968 ProTouring Camaro build.

We finished up our 1968 ProTouring Camaro build, and put together a little video.  We hope you enjoy it.   Our camaro build sits on Forgeline wheels with Baer brakes.  Power comes in the form of a 427ci LS3 backed by a TREMEC 6spd.  TMI supplied the interior with gauges by Dakota Digital.  The impressive ride control is due to…
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MetalWorks attends the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show

The Grand National Roadster Show has earned the title "The Grand Daddy of Them All," and we can certainly see why.  The event is stuffed inside 9 buildings on the Pomona fairplex along with a massive outdoor show area.  We put on our walking shoes and did our best to cover it all, we hope you enjoy a small peek…
In the end Dale has a great looking and performing truck that his family can enjoy for many years to come. Dale is also pleased that he can pass along the fond memories of his youth onto his children and grandchildren when he takes them for a cruise in his dream car…but this time with seat belts!!

Dale’s MetalWorks built 1952 Chevy Panel

The desire for many people to own a classic car is derived from memories of their youth.  Often this memory is a high school car, a first car, or a special connection to a vehicle owned by a family member.  The owner of this gorgeous 1952 panel truck is Dale, and he has many wonderful memories of riding in his…
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Jerry’s 1967 Chevelle transformed from Street Car to ProTouring

Take a good look at this 67 Chevelle…pretty nice huh?  One would assume this beauty would be leaving a restoration shop, not arriving at one...but this is exactly how the 67 appeared when it arrived at MetalWorks Classics in Eugene, Oregon for a radical transformation.  You may be a bit confused, as was I when the sharp looking Chevelle arrived,…